Army Corps of Engineers to speed up implementation of strategies to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp. Anyone who finds or catches a fish in Canadian waters suspected of being an Asian carp is encouraged to report it immediately at or eddmaps. It is the only permanent water connection between the St. Human activity creates several possible routes through which Asian carps might reach the Great Lakes listed alphabetically:. As well, Fisheries and Oceans Canada scientists are exploring alternative ways of directing fish movement to help defend those pathways through which Asian carps might reach the Great Lakes, or to help control their spread if they successfully reach the Great Lakes.
Despite the operation of electric barriers on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, a man-made connection between the Mississippi River system and Lake Michigan, a live bighead carp was caught on the Lake Michigan side of the barriers in June
Army Corps of Engineers completed an electric fish barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canalthe only navigable aquatic link between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River drainage basins. Beginning inthe U. Two million eggs from one fish could fill two jars of caviar, which would be quite valuable. The pearly white flesh—complicated by a series of bones—is said to taste like cod or described as tasting like a cross between scallops and crabmeat. Department of the Interior declared all silver carp and largescale silver carp to be injurious species under the Lacey Act. Archived from the original on 21 June